A Toddler’s Rules of Possesion

by Mama Chocolate on September 3, 2011

1. If I like it, it’s mine.

2. If it’s in my hand, it’s mine.

3. If I can take it from you, it’s mine.

4. If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine.

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5. If it’s mine, it must NEVER appear to be yours in anyway.

6. If I’m doing or building something, all the pieces are mine.

7. If it looks just like mine, it is mine.

8. If I saw it first, it’s mine.

9. If you are playing with something and you put it down, it automatically becomes mine.

10. If it’s broken, it’s yours.

 

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Madeline J. September 3, 2011 at 12:25 pm

LOL ! I love this!!
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Mary Bearden September 5, 2011 at 7:11 am

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Carla September 5, 2011 at 8:47 am

Lol…I have a 15-month old and work with three more toddlers every day…we are always working on the concept of turns!

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Theresa September 5, 2011 at 12:46 pm

In honor of my son, I would add if my sister has it, it’s mine.

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kristin September 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm

Oh I just love this!!

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CanCan September 5, 2011 at 11:07 pm

This also applies to preschoolers.

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HappyHomemaker September 6, 2011 at 2:20 pm

Oh yes.

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Momma Fargo September 6, 2011 at 7:39 pm

Ha. I still resemble these. Love it!
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Melanie September 7, 2011 at 9:25 pm

I remember reading this when my first was a toddler and laughing my head off, and it is still funny today! And true!
Fun blog..children, chores, and chocolate all being major factors in my life!
Glad to find you through a bloghop and look forward to following your musings.

And now I need to go find a skinny person to eat….
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Allison Lewis September 9, 2011 at 12:38 pm

This is hilarious…and so true! My daughter thinks every toy in the house is hers. Forget about sharing with her little brothers!

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